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Diamond Jewelry Stores

The Diamond Buying Guide presents a comparison chart of Diamond Jewelry Stores, checklists for selecting a diamond jewelry store and the information you need on "how to buy a diamond."

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Diamond Jewelry Stores

Store Name AGS/GIA Cert. Ins. Ship Loose Dmds. 30-Day Return Privacy Policy Dmd. Specs. Secure Trans. Cust Svc Phone # Design Tools Dmd. Photo
Blue Nile check check check check check check check check check cross
James Allen check check check check check check check check check check
Jewelry.com cross check cross check check check check check cross cross
Kay Jewelers cross check cross check check check check check cross cross
SuperJeweler.com cross check cross check check check check check cross cross

Editor's Top Picks

  • Blue Nile: Huge selection and highly competitive pricing.
  • James Allen: Good selection, competitive pricing, and 360° view photographs of the actual diamonds for sale (a great tool when buying any diamond under VS1 clarity).

Chart Key

check = Yes
cross = No
dot = Maybe, Sometimes, or We Just Weren't Sure.

Column Descriptions

  • AGS/GIA Cert.: Does the store offer AGS/GIA certifiations on their diamonds?
  • Ins. Ship.: Does the store use an insured shipper?
  • Loose Dmds.: Does the store sell loose diamonds?
  • 30-Day Return: Is there a 30-Day return policy?
  • Privacy Policy: Is there a posted privacy policy?
  • Dmd. Specs.: Does the store provide (on the web site) specifications of the four Cs of diamonds for the diamonds you may purchase?
  • Secure Trans.: Does the store offer secure transactions?
  • Cust Svc Phone #: Is there a customer service phone number posted?
  • Design Tools: Does the store offer design tools to custom build jewelry?
  • Diamond Photos: Does the store offer photographs of the actual diamonds for sale?

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